Vietnam eVisa for UK (British) citizens

Visa Information for travelers visiting Vietnam from United Kingdom.

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Do UK (British) passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

UK (British) nationals who wish to visit Vietnam for tourism purposes, for a period not exceeding 30 days , do not require a visa..

Visa requirement summary:

Is a visa required for UK (British) citizens? No, visa is not required for 30 days.
Vietnamese e-visa cost: Total e visa fee is (47 USD ~ 37 GBP)
Processing time: 5-7 working days (Earliest would be 12:30 - Tuesday - 04 June, 2024 at London local time)
Expedited e-visa processing time: 4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 08:00 - Monday - 27 May, 2024 at London local time)
Easiest way to apply: Online application

How to apply

UK (British) residents are eligible for the e-visa program, here below is the step-by-step guide.

Eligible ports of entry

Travelers from United Kingdom can use the e-visa to enter at one of the following ports of entry/exit in Vietnam:

Ports of entry/exit Distance and travel time (from United Kingdom)
Noi Bai Int Airport (HAN) - Hanoi 12839.7 km / 7978.2 miles (21 hours, 23 minutes)
Cat Bi Int Airport (HPH) - Hai Phong 12873.4 km / 7999.2 miles (21 hours, 27 minutes)
Cam Ranh Int Airport (CXR) - Nha Trang 13807.9 km / 8579.8 miles (23 hours, 0 minutes)
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) 14072.5 km / 8744.3 miles (23 hours, 27 minutes)
Da Nang International Airport (DAD) 13378.8 km / 8313.2 miles (22 hours, 17 minutes)
Phu Bai Int Airport (HUI) 13349.2 km / 8294.8 miles (22 hours, 14 minutes)
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) 14081.6 km / 8749.9 miles (23 hours, 28 minutes)
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (SGN) - Ho Chi Minh City 13978.9 km / 8686.1 miles (23 hours, 17 minutes)
Bo Y Landport 13537.7 km / 8412.0 miles (22 hours, 33 minutes)
Cha Lo Landport 13231.7 km / 8221.8 miles (22 hours, 3 minutes)
Cau Treo Landport 13159.5 km / 8177.0 miles (21 hours, 55 minutes)
Huu Nghi Landport 12746.1 km / 7920.1 miles (21 hours, 14 minutes)
Ha Tien Landport 14048.3 km / 8729.2 miles (23 hours, 24 minutes)
Lao Bao Landport 13338.8 km / 8288.4 miles (22 hours, 13 minutes)
Lao Cai Landport 12713.5 km / 7899.8 miles (21 hours, 11 minutes)
La Lay Landport 13368.1 km / 8306.5 miles (22 hours, 16 minutes)
Moc Bai Landport 13956.7 km / 8672.3 miles (23 hours, 15 minutes)
Mong Cai Landport 12779.0 km / 7940.5 miles (21 hours, 17 minutes)
Nam Can Landport 13049.3 km / 8108.5 miles (21 hours, 44 minutes)
Na Meo Landport 12953.2 km / 8048.7 miles (21 hours, 35 minutes)
Song Tien Landport 13986.6 km / 8690.9 miles (23 hours, 18 minutes)
Tinh Bien Landport 14023.6 km / 8713.9 miles (23 hours, 22 minutes)
Tay Trang Landport 12863.0 km / 7992.7 miles (21 hours, 26 minutes)
Xa Mat Landport 13893.9 km / 8633.3 miles (23 hours, 9 minutes)
Chan May Seaport 13351.8 km / 8296.5 miles (22 hours, 15 minutes)
Da Nang Seaport 13376.7 km / 8311.9 miles (22 hours, 17 minutes)
Duong Dong Seaport 14075.9 km / 8746.3 miles (23 hours, 27 minutes)
Hon Gai Seaport 12854.6 km / 7987.5 miles (21 hours, 25 minutes)
Hai Phong Seaport 12869.1 km / 7996.5 miles (21 hours, 26 minutes)
Nha Trang Seaport 13786.5 km / 8566.6 miles (22 hours, 58 minutes)
Quy Nhon Seaport 13613.4 km / 8458.9 miles (22 hours, 41 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport 13982.6 km / 8688.4 miles (23 hours, 18 minutes)
Vung Tau Seaport 14016.0 km / 8709.1 miles (23 hours, 21 minutes)

Travel information and facts

United Kingdom Vietnam Differences
Local time 10:37 (26 May, 2024) 16:37 (26 May, 2024) United Kingdom is 7.0 hours behind Vietnam.
Population 68,042,743 97,724,439 29,681,696 fewer than Vietnam.
Current weather broken clouds 23°C (London) light rain 28°C (Hanoi) 5°C lower than Vietnam
Distance London
  • Hanoi (12840.0 km / 7978.0 miles)
  • Ho Chi Minh city (13979.0 km / 8686.0 miles)
Average distance is 13453 km or 8359 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • Trinity Sunday in United Kingdom
  • Upcoming holiday is Lag B'Omer which will occur in 0 minutes.
The next public holiday in Vietnam is June 21, 2024 which will start in 3 weeks, 4 days (London local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any embassies or consulates of Vietnam in United Kingdom?

Yes. The embassy of Vietnam in United Kingdom is located at Victoria Road 12-14, London W8-5rd, UK.

How much is a Vietnamese e-visa fee for UK (British) citizens?

An e-visa for Vietnam will cost (47 USD ~ 37 GBP) for a normal 5-7 working day processing.

How soon can I get a visa for Vietnam from United Kingdom?

For the quickest processing time, an e-visa can be obtained as early as 08:00 AM on 27 May 2024 (London local time).

How many ways are there to obtain a visa for Vietnam?

If you are currently residing in United Kingdom, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa.
  • Call the embassy in United Kingdom for visa information: +44 20 7937 1912.